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Prostate Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 7
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an additional Prostate Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our existing Urology team at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. This is a newly developed post and the post holder will help us to deliver the national cancer targets, by providing diagnostic clinics to our patients.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will support with delivery of the 28 day cancer diagnostic, by providing Local Transperineal Biopsy and specialist support and diagnostic clinics to patients undergoing cancer investigations.

The post-holder will work as an independent practitioner alongside members of the multidisciplinary team, providing specialist advice and support to patients, carers, and healthcare professionals on prostate cancer, across both secondary and primary care.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission (CQC), rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • NMC Level 1 Current Registration
  • Degree / Post Graduate Diploma qualification
  • ENB 998 or equivalent
  • Management qualification or equivalent level of experience
  • Evidence of continued professional development to masters level or equivalent level of knowledge and experience


  • History taking and physical assessment course
  • Counselling qualification
  • Leadership qualification
  • Advanced communication course



  • Minimum of 2 years recent experience working with Urology patients
  • Experience in working with multidisciplinary teams including senior clinicians
  • Experience of working in the inpatient and or outpatient setting


  • Participation in change management
  • Experience as a senior nurse in Urology

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Eastbourne DGH


BN21 2UD

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